Dystopian Author Quotes

February 29, 2020
No matter how far from the war we run, it always catches up with us.

Scott Westerfeld Dystopian Author Quotes#86

Scott Westerfeld No matter how far from the war we run, it always catches up with us.
February 29, 2020
Not everything made you stronger. It was possible to survive, yet still be crippled for your trouble. Sometimes it was okay to run away, to skip the test, to chicken out. Or at least to get some help.

Scott Westerfeld Dystopian Author Quotes#85

Scott Westerfeld Not everything made you stronger. It was possible to survive, yet still be crippled for your trouble. Sometimes it was okay to run away, […]
February 29, 2020
But you weren't born expecting that kind of beauty in everyone, all the time. You just got programmed into thinking anything else is ugly.

Scott Westerfeld Dystopian Author Quotes#84

Scott Westerfeld But you weren’t born expecting that kind of beauty in everyone, all the time. You just got programmed into thinking anything else is ugly.
February 29, 2020
Sometimes it felt like her life was a series of falls from ever-greater heights.

Scott Westerfeld Dystopian Author Quotes#83

Scott Westerfeld Sometimes it felt like her life was a series of falls from ever-greater heights.
February 29, 2020
And the worst thing was, there were no mirrors out there in the wild, so the princess was left wondering whether she in fact was still beautiful... or if the fall had changed the story completely.

Scott Westerfeld Dystopian Author Quotes#82

Scott Westerfeld And the worst thing was, there were no mirrors out there in the wild, so the princess was left wondering whether she in fact […]
February 29, 2020
You'd best ask the lady boffin, sir," Newkirk said. "Midshipmen aren't allowed to have opinions.

Scott Westerfeld Dystopian Author Quotes#81

Scott Westerfeld You’d best ask the lady boffin, sir,” Newkirk said. “Midshipmen aren’t allowed to have opinions.
February 29, 2020
Suddenly a pair of searchlights lanced out from the frigate. They swept across the dark expanse - bright knives slicing the night into pieces.

Scott Westerfeld Dystopian Author Quotes#80

Scott Westerfeld Suddenly a pair of searchlights lanced out from the frigate. They swept across the dark expanse – bright knives slicing the night into pieces.
February 29, 2020
And here in America rival newspapermen attack each other on sight?

Scott Westerfeld Dystopian Author Quotes#79

Scott Westerfeld And here in America rival newspapermen attack each other on sight?
February 29, 2020
What if destiny doesn't care?

Scott Westerfeld Dystopian Author Quotes#78

Scott Westerfeld What if destiny doesn’t care?